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Christchurch attacks: producer resigns from film They Are Us as criticism grows

Jacinda Ardern says subject still feels ‘very raw’ amid ongoing accusations that film sidelines Muslim victims of 2019 massacreA producer for a controversial Hollywood film depicting Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch terror attacks has resigned from the project after criticisms that it sidelined Muslim victims.The premise of the film, They Are Us, has also been criticised by its proposed subject, New Zealand prime minister Ardern, who is slated to be played by Rose Byrne. Ardern said...
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Move to make Christchurch massacre film all about Jacinda Ardern triggers anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
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Move to make Christchurch massacre film all about Jacinda Ardern sparks anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
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Planned Film About Jacinda Ardern And Christchurch Mosque Massacre Draws Huge Backlash In New Zealand

The just-announced project They Are Us, to be written and directed by New Zealander Andrew Niccol (writer and co-producer of The Truman Show, writer-director of, among others, Gattaca and Good Kill) and starring Rose Byrne, focuses on the aftermath of the 2019 mass shooting and the national campaign led by Prime Minister Ardern to ban assault rifles in the country. Within a day of the news arriving, many Kiwis reacted with fury to the focus on white politicians rather than the Muslim victims an...
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Christchurch massacre: move to make film all about Ardern triggers anger

Critics say focus on the prime minister glosses over the experience of the Muslims still struggling with aftermath of mosque shootingsPlans for a Hollywood film focusing on prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s response to the Christchurch mosque terror attacks have prompted frustration and disgust in New Zealand, with accusations that Muslim victims have been sidelined.The film is set to star Australian actor Rose Byrne as Ardern, according to the Hollywood Reporter, and is called They Are Us – a lin...
Tags: Hollywood, World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Rose Byrne, Christchurch, Andrew Niccol, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Christchurch shooting


Ardern says climate crisis is ‘life or death’ as New Zealand landmark report calls for sweeping changes

Climate Commission recommends shift to electric cars, large-scale agricultural reform and an end to reliance on gas in homes New Zealand has been handed a new vision for dramatic reduction of its greenhouse gas emissions – including reduced animal numbers on farms, no new household gas connections by 2025, and a dramatic shift to electric cars in the next decade.The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the climate crisis was a matter of “life or death” as she spoke at the release of a new roadma...
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China accuses Morrison and Ardern of ‘gross interference’ on Xinjiang and South China Sea

Beijing says the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand made ‘irresponsible’ comments after Wellington talksBeijing has accused the prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand of making “irresponsible” comments, after the pair condemned “destabilising activities” in the South China Sea and raised grave concerns about human rights in Xinjiang.China’s foreign ministry says it “firmly opposes” the joint statement issued by Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern after talks in Wellington, arguing ...
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Ardern and Morrison present united front on China, warning of ‘those who seek to divide us’

Australian and New Zealand prime ministers talk up closeness of ties as Ardern is forced to defend ‘soft’ stance on Beijing The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, has warned that “there are those far from here that would seek to divide us”, during a press conference with his New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern, that focused on how the two countries handle China.The leaders emphasised unity in the face of Beijing’s increasing regional influence and Morrison said any forces trying to s...
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Jacinda Ardern hosts Scott Morrison for New Zealand talks

Prime ministers meet in Queenstown, with Ardern’s government confirming it will join Australian trade dispute with China as third partyThe New Zealand and Australian prime ministers, Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison, have met in Queenstown on Sunday, their first talks in person since Covid-19 closed borders in 2020.Over the past year the relationship between the two countries has been strained by conflict over Australia’s “501” deportation policy, and differing approaches to China. Formal talks...
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Jacinda Ardern hosts Scott Morrison in New Zealand for talks with post-Covid ‘rulebook’ on agenda

Prime ministers meet in Queenstown after Ardern’s government confirms it will join Australian trade dispute with China as third partyThe New Zealand and Australian prime ministers, Jacinda Ardern and Scott Morrison, have met in Queenstown on Sunday, their first talks in person since Covid-19 closed borders in 2020.In the first public remarks of the two-day talks, Ardern said she looked forward to “the next stage of writing the rulebook” on how both countries would approach reopening to the world...
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Ardern’s speech was not an attack on China, or even a shift away from Beijing | Bryce Edwards

Her words might have sounded tough to a domestic audience but in fact they’ll go down fine in ChinaJacinda Ardern’s Labour government is achieving something no other western country has done – staying on side with China. Her latest speech on relations with China once again shows the west how deft diplomacy is done – with a carefully choreographed message that reiterates New Zealand is not joining the western aggression against the country’s biggest trading partner, while at the same time voicing...
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New Zealand's Ardern says differences with China becoming harder to reconcile

Differences between New Zealand and its top trading partner China are becoming harder to reconcile as Beijing's role in the world grows...
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New Zealand’s differences with China becoming ‘harder to reconcile’, Jacinda Ardern says

Prime minister has been coming under pressure from allies to take a tougher approach towards country’s largest trading partnerNew Zealand’s differences with China are becoming “harder to reconcile,” the prime minister Jacinda Ardern has said, as she called on China “to act in the world in ways that are consistent with its responsibilities as a growing power”.Ardern’s comments were made as New Zealand’s government comes under increasing pressure, both internally and from international allies, to ...
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Coronavirus live news: Warning as English pub gardens reopen; India sees record case rise, overtaking Brazil total

Australia scraps Covid vaccination timeline; India becomes second-worst affected country worldwide after US; England shops, salons and outdoor dining reopen for first time in four monthsEnjoy freedoms but stay wary of risks, PM says as England reopensUK reports lowest daily Covid death toll in nearly seven monthsScott Morrison admits all Australians may not be vaccinated by end of year Ardern tells New Zealand border staff: get Covid vaccine now or be redeployedSee all our coronavirus coverage ...
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Ardern tells New Zealand border staff: get Covid vaccine now or be redeployed

Prime minister’s comments come after border worker diagnosed last week said to have missed two vaccine appointmentsSee all our coronavirus coverageBorder workers have until the end of April to be vaccinated before being moved to lower risk roles, the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has said after a third worker from Auckland’s Grand Millenium managed isolation facility tested positive for Covid-19.“We want everyone to be vaccinated on our frontline,” she told TVNZ’s Breakfast on Monday. Continue...
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Australia news live updates: trans-Tasman Covid travel bubble to begin from 19 April, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announces

Jacinda Ardern says quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand will commence in a fortnight but people should expect disruptions if there is an outbreak. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveMalcolm Turnbull dumped from NSW climate change boardNSW Covid hotspots; Queensland hotspotsAustralia Covid vaccine tracker 6.14am BST Scott Morrison will hold a press conference at 3.40pm. We’ll bring that to you when it happens. 6.11am BST Australia’s Tourism and Transport Foru...
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Australia news live: trans-Tasman travel bubble to begin 18 April, New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern announces

Jacinda Ardern says quarantine-free travel between Australia and New Zealand will commence in a fortnight but people should expect disruptions if there is an outbreak. Follow all the latest news and updates, live 5.28am BST Without wanting to convert the blog into a NZ tourism ad, here is Ardern on why Australians should visit: You know, you’re asking me to give a promo forNew Zealand. The first thing that I would say is that we are safe and we cannot underestimate how important that is in t...
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New Zealand mental health crisis has worsened under Labour, data shows

First figures available for Jacinda Ardern’s term in office reveal inadequate government response despite huge boost in fundingNew Zealand’s mental health system is “in crisis” and in worse shape now than four years ago, practitioners say – despite much-heralded government efforts to reform it and prioritise national wellbeing.A commitment to improving New Zealand’s mental health record has been at the heart of the progressive, Jacinda Ardern-led Labour government. The country has enduring chall...
Tags: Mental Health, Labour, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, fundingNew Zealand


Spain is set to become one of the first countries to test a 4-day workweek, an experiment that advocates have long argued boosts productivity

An empty office amid the pandemic. Reuters Spain will test a four-day workweek in a new pilot program this year, The Guardian reports. The government will cover costs for employers who offer their workers a 32-hour workweek. The four-day workweek has gained steam around the world and has been tested by Microsoft in Japan. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spain is set to become one of the first countries to test out a four-day workweek, an experiment advocates have long ar...
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New Zealand marks 10 years since deadly Christchurch quake

By Nick Perry | Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand lowered its flags on Monday and made special note of those who couldn’t travel as it marked the 10th anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake that killed 185 people. Hundreds of people attended an outdoor service in Christchurch, which continues to rebuild from the magnitude 6.3 quake that destroyed much of its downtown. A separate service was also held in the northern Japanese city of Toyama, home to 12 students who died i...
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Auckland lockdown to end despite three new cases of Covid-19

Jacinda Ardern said she does not believe community transmission is widespread Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNew Zealand has reported three new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19, as prime minister Jacinda Ardern surprised many by announcing Auckland’s three-day lockdown would end at midnight.Ardern said she did not believe community transmission was “widespread”, as new cases were minimal, and wastewater testing had reported negative results in the country’s larg...
Tags: Science, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, New Zealand, Auckland, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Coronavirus, coverageNew Zealand


Coronavirus live news: WHO expects first Covax deliveries late February; New Zealand confirms third new case

South Africa to administer 80,000 doses in large-scale trial; WHO expects first Covax deliveries late February; New Zealand confirms third new caseNew global Covid cases fell 16% last week, says WHONew Zealand reports two new cases of Covid-19 community transmissionFrance head coach Fabien Galthié tests positive for Covid-19See all our coronavirus coverage 4.16am GMT The Dominican Republic started inoculating medical staff against Covid on Tuesday as it launched its vaccination campaign foll...
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New Zealand's Auckland Covid outbreak is UK variant, says Ardern

Some 1.6 million Kiwis face bans on non-essential movement until Wednesday under strict new lockdown as Australia suspends travel bubbleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAucklanders are waking up on Monday to a new lockdown, hoping the short and sharp three-day restrictions ordered by Jacinda Ardern arrest the spread of Covid-19.The prime minister said genomic testing had shown that the three community cases were the UK variant of Covid-19. Continue reading...
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New Zealand's biggest city, Auckland, in lockdown for 3 days after 3 new COVID-19 cases from same family

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks with media on February 14, 2021 in Wellington, New Zealand Mark Tantrum/Getty Images PM Jacinda Ardern said Auckland will be entering Level 3 of New Zealand's four-tier coronavirus system. A border will be placed around the city's 1.7 million residents who will be required to stay home. Reviews of the measures will be held every 24 hours. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New Zealand's biggest city, Auckland, is g...
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Coronavirus live news: New Zealand puts Auckland in level 3 lockdown; Australia to receive first Pfizer vaccine delivery this week

Victoria’s Holiday Inn outbreak rises to 16 cases on second day of state lockdown; Boris Johnson urges G7 leader to unite against virus. Follow the latest updates liveJohnson ‘optimistic’ about easing some England lockdown measuresChildren as young as six to be tested for Oxford vaccine efficacy‘A very dangerous epoch’: historians try to make sense of CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.34am GMT Dr Ashley Bloomfield, New Zealand’s director-general of health, said officials were working u...
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New Zealand Covid outbreak: Ardern puts Auckland into three-day lockdown

Three members of a South Auckland family have tested positive for Covid-19, prompting Jacinda Ardern to place the region into level 3 measuresCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePrime minister Jacinda Ardern has placed Auckland in lockdown from midnight on Sunday, and increased restrictions across New Zealand after three local cases of coronavirus emerged in the region over the weekend.Emphasising the past effectiveness of her “go hard and go early” approach to the virus,...
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New Zealand's Māori tribes deserve recognition for their part in vanquishing Covid-19 | Morgan Godfery

Māori memories of past epidemics meant iwi were instrumental in forcing Jacinda Ardern’s government to act quicklyIn the space of a few days in 2017 New Zealand’s Labour caucus made Jacinda Ardern their leader. In the space of a month the country made her their prime minister, and in the space of a few years the rest of the English-speaking world would turn to her as a global leader. That might sound cliché, and in a small sense it is, but it captures the adoration and esteem in which large part...
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Never Enough: New Zealand Set for SECOND Gun Confiscation

New Zealand’s beleaguered gun owners are bracing for a second round of gun confiscations. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- New Zealand’s beleaguered gun owners are bracing for a second round of gun confiscations following a raft of new gun control measures enacted last summer that are set to take effect on February 1. Kiwi shooters will have until August 1 to turn over their prohibited items or face severe criminal penalties. On March 21, 2019, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern targeted New Zea...
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Jacinda Ardern faces Waitangi Day reckoning with Māori as progress stalls

Three years after the prime minister asked Māori to hold her to account, many are disillusioned with her governmentIn an oft-repeated story New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has recalled how growing up in the small, largely Māori town of Murupara, she would see children going to school hungry, and with no shoes on their feet.It was these scenes of entrenched inequality and poverty, often along racial lines, that drove a teenage Ardern into the Labour party, where she has dedicated he...
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New Zealand's borders may stay shut for most of the year, PM Ardern says

New Zealand's borders will remain closed for most of this year as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, but the country will pursue travel arrangements with neighbouring Australia and other Pacific nations, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday.
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